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Safeway's U.S. Truck Fleet Goes Green

PLEASANTON, CA – Safeway Inc. has converted its entire U.S. truck fleet to cleaner-burning biodiesel fuel, making Safeway one of the first major retailers in the United States to convert its entire fleet of more than 1,000 trucks to cleaner-burning biodiesel fuel.

Freightliner Custom Chassis Mainstreams CNG Alternative-Fuel Technology for Walk-in Van

GAFFNEY, S.C. – Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) now offers a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered chassis for the walk-in van marketplace.

Corporate Express Piloting Hybrid-Electric Delivery Truck From Isuzu

BROOMFIELD, CO – Corporate Express US Inc., part of the Dutch-based Corporate Express NV, will be one of the first companies in North America to pilot a prototype diesel hybrid-electric delivery truck from Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc.

Ford to Unveil 2009 Escape at Auto Show

WASHINGTON – Ford Motor Co. will unveil the 2009 versions of the Escape and its corporate twin, the 2009 Mercury Mariner, at the Washington Auto Show, which opens to the public January 23– 27.

Freightliner Hybrid Beverage Truck Rolls Off Production Line

PORTLAND, OR – Freightliner Trucks announced that its Business Class M2 106 Hybrid drop frame beverage truck is now available.

Paccar Joins PHH FirstFleet Maintenance Network

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – PHH FirstFleet has announced the addition of PACCAR to its North American truck maintenance network.

Ariel Way, Inc. Signs LOI to Acquire Lime Truck, Inc.

VIENNA, VA – Ariel Way, Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Lime Truck, Inc., a Dallas-based out-of-home advertising company specializing in nationwide advertising, marketing, and public relations campaigns based on mobile advertising trucks.

Sound Off!! Work Truck Wants to Hear from You!

TORRANCE, CAWork Truck wants your opinions and thoughts. What questions do you have about replacement truck tires? What programs do you use to promote truck idle reduction? What do you do to maximize the truck resale in your fleet?

New Brunswick Restricts Use of 15-Passenger Vans

NEW BRUNSWICK – The New Brunswick government has suspended the use of 15-seat passenger vans to transfer students to and from school following a crash that killed seven students and a teacher from Bathurst, New Brunswick.

Mazda Unveils Freshened MPV in Japan

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN — Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the launch in Japan of the upgraded Mazda MPV minivan.

Transfer Flow Introduces 40-Gallon Fuel Tank and Toolbox Combo

CHICO, CA – Transfer Flow, Inc., a manufacturer of aftermarket fuel tank systems, has introduced a 40-gallon fuel tank and toolbox combo.

Chrysler Introduce New Pickups

DETROIT — The hyper-competitive U.S. pickup truck market is getting even more hype with a new truck from Chrysler that look nicer, perform better and are packed with more features than their predecessors.

Mazda CX-9 Wins 2008 North American Truck of the Year Award

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN — Mazda Motor Corporation's CX-9 crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) has been named North American Truck of the Year.

Chevron Introduces New Chevron RPM LE and Texaco Ursa Super Plus EC

SAN RAMON, CA - Chevron Products Company today announced the introduction of its new Chevron RPM LE SAE 15W-40 and Texaco Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 15W-40 heavy duty diesel engine oils.

Mohawk TR-19 and TR-25 Lifts Offer Versatility

AMSTERDAM, NY – Mohawk TR lifts offer 48 inches of unrestricted under-vehicle access for exhaust, driveline, transmission, inspection, and all types of vehicle service.

Bestop Is a National Distributor of the Genuine AMP Research Bed X-Tender

IRVINE, CA – Bestop Inc., located in Broomfield, Colo., is now a national distributor of the full line of AMP Research truck accessory products.

New 2009 Ford F-150: More Capability, More Choice, More ‘Smart' Features

DETROIT - The vision for Ford's truck team was clear: Redesign America's favorite truck inside and out to give customers unrivaled capability, unprecedented choice and a host of smart, game-changing features.

Subaru Releases First Photos of All-New 2009 Forester Crossover SUV

CHERRY HILL, N.J. – Subaru of America, Inc. has released the first official photos of the all-new, third-generation 2009 Forester.

Eaton to Develop Digital Hydraulic Hybrid Drive System for U.S. Army Vehicles

SOUTHFIELD, MI – Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is adapting its advanced digital hydraulic hybrid drive system technology for U.S. Army vehicles.

CommercialTruckTrader.com Upgraded

NORFOLK, VA – Commercial Truck Trader's commercial truck classified advertising Web site, www.CommercialTruckTrader.com, has been redesigned and re-engineered.

NTEA 2008 Market Resource Guide Lists 1,750 Member Companies Plus Work Truck Industry Market Overview

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) recently released its 2008 Market Resource Guide that provides detailed information on the more than 1,750 NTEA member companies.

PacLease Offering New Upgrade for PacTrac Telematics System

BELLEVUE, WA – PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) has announced the availability of PacTrac BLU, designed to provide a new, intuitive interface for drivers.

Atlas Van Lines Announces 2007 Relocation Trends

EVANSVILLE, IN – Americans continue to migrate westward and move out of the Rust Belt states and Washington, D.C. had the highest percentage of inbound traffic for the second straight year, and Ohio had the highest percentage of outbound traffic.

NTEA Releases New Vehicle Certification Guide

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has released its Vehicle Certification Guide requirements, and related regulations under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act in January 2008.

Billings Man Creates Fitness Program for Truck Drivers

BILLINGS, MT - Jack Kelsh hopes to build muscle and lose weight by sitting behind the wheel of his semi truck. It's all a part of unique exercise program where the term “sit and be fit” takes on a whole new meaning.

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